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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 04' North
Longitude: 4° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.27 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.36 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.35 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.18 miwest0° 23' 23.9"26.80 minorth27.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 00' South
Longitude: 33° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.59 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.0"996.74 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 minorth996.97 mi
24 hours12° 45' 53.4"879.66 mieast4° 39' 39.5"320.28 minorth938.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 12:20 PM249 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
HarperFri 12:20 PM437 km271 miles236 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroFri 12:20 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumasiFri 12:20 PM481 km299 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:20 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
BouakéFri 12:20 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:20 PM672 km417 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
NzérékoréFri 12:20 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
GbarngaFri 12:20 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméFri 12:20 PM753 km468 miles406 nmNortheast NE
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